Zmanda Expands Relationship with Red Hat

Broader Range of Zmanda Products and Services Now Available Through Red Hat Exchange

Sunnyvale, CA - (November 15, 2007) - Zmanda™, the leader in open source backup and recovery software, today announced that Red Hat is reselling a significantly expanded selection of Zmanda products and services through Red Hat Exchange (RHX), Red Hat's online technology solutions marketplace launched earlier this year. RHX customers can now choose from Zmanda solutions, including the Amanda Enterprise network backup solution for a broad range of heterogeneous platforms, Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL-specific backup, and additional Zmanda support options.

"The RHX marketplace provides customers with an easy way to acquire and deploy business solutions powered by open source, and we're pleased to be able to expand our relationship with Zmanda to offer a much broader range of its cost-effective, enterprise-grade backup software," said Donald Fischer, vice president of Online Services at Red Hat. "As the offerings available through RHX continue to grow, we want to ensure that RHX customers have the flexibility to choose the open source soutions that best meet their needs. Adding additional products from Zmanda help to achieve this flexibility."

RHX is a single source for research, purchase, online fulfillment and support of business application stacks powered by open source. Through RHX, customers can acquire pre-integrated software solutions, incorporating infrastructure software from Red Hat and business application software from RHX partners, such as Zmanda.

As a result of Zmanda's expanded relationship with Red Hat, RHX channel partners and customers now have access to a range of backup and recovery solutions, including:

  • Zmanda's Amanda Enterprise network backup and recovery solutions for a broad a range of Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions and heterogeneous client backup and recovery support. Available client support now includes Linux and Solaris, as well as Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Exchange.
  • Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL, the only comprehensive, enterprise-class backup and recovery solution designed specifically for MySQL databases.
  • Three levels of support service to address a range of needs.

"Zmanda was one of the first vendors selected by Red Hat to join its RHX marketplace, and we are delighted to be able to increase our presence in this innovative channel," said Chander Kant, Zmanda CEO. "RHX business software stacks are comprised of the industry's best solutions, and the new choices available through RHX will help accelerate the rate of open source adoption among businesses of all sizes."

For more information, or to acquire Zmanda's backup and recovery solutions through Red Hat Exchange (RHX), please go to:

About Zmanda

Zmanda was founded in 2005 to bring the benefits of open source software to the critical operational task of data protection through backup and recovery. The company's flagship offering is the Zmanda Network, a suite of software and services for enterprise data backup and recovery. Zmanda Network offers a network backup solution based on Amanda, the world's most popular open source data backup and recovery technology, as well as an application-specific backup solution, ZRM for MySQL. Zmanda's corporate leadership includes technology veterans with broad experience in enterprise storage and open source software. The company's headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information about Zmanda, please go to

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